Edison Hotel

, New York City, United States
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Edison Hotel

, New York City
3 star

Rooms: 900

228 West 47th Street - New York City - New York - 10036 - United States Hotel Website | | 2128405000
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7/10
Great Location
Submitted by: Joseph Dustin in 20/05/05
  • Age Group: 18 - 25
  • From: United States
  • Traveller type: Young Couple
Hotel Edison is right in Times Square. The room was just the right size, and just enough for us to hang out in. I mean, we went to NYC to see the city, not sit in a hotel (except at night :-) The price was right for what we needed. Our stay was great!
7/10
Edison Hotel, Manhattan NY
Submitted by: Simon in 28/03/05
  • Age Group: Under 18
  • From: United Kingdom
  • Traveller type: Large Group/School
It's a really nice, clean and cosey hotel. It's about a 30 second walk from the dazzling lights of times square and broadway. the hotel has a huge deli nextdoor serving absoloutley everything. It's a really good place to stay as you're in the heart of everything and so things aren't too far away e.g empire state and liberty island and central park. :-)

Historical Traveller Reviews of Edison Hotel

Mom

from A TripAdvisor Member
I took my daughters to New York City to celebrate a 50th birthday on Oct 2. We were gone for 6 days and stayed at the Hotel Edison. Was a wonderful location in the heart of the theater district. Beautiful sunny weather and no long lines. We had lunch at the Firebird on 46th st. Elegant, exquisite service by Sherry ( who has an October birthday the same as my Sherri) and a delicious lunch and DESSERT to "die for". We saw 4 shows, NY Philharmonic, cruise to Ellis Is and Statute of Liberty. The Twin Tower Sphere in Battery Park,( reminder of 'the day the world changed'), Chinatown, the city in lights from the revolving restaurant in the Marriott, etc. I would recomment this trip for any Mom and daughters. We LOVED NEW YORK!!

Good Location

from A TripAdvisor Member
A very good location.Staff very nice. Nice lobby and resturant Rooms adaquate and clean

A great surprise

from A TripAdvisor Member
My husband and I were taking two college age children on a vacation in New York on a rather tight budget. We wanted something nice for a reasonable amount of money. We researched the Edison and read lots of great reviews. And everyone was right. It's a great place. Rooms are a tad small but nice and clean and that was the main thing. It's in the heart of Times Square and close to everything. We also felt safe. We will definitely stay there again. Loved it.

hated it

from A TripAdvisor Member
Lobby beautiful, rooms too small and not cleaned properly for price and airconditioners make room smell terrible would not recommend for people with breathing problems

Perfect little hotel

from A TripAdvisor Member
The Edison hotel proved to be perfect for a visiting location. Very clean, efficent, although small (as are all NYC rooms). Discount Bdway ticket booth right across street as well as reasonable pricing on rooms, and the cafe and downstairs bar. Concierge was helpful but could have been more knowledgable and prepared (with items such as sewing kits, safety pins, etc.) but overall very pleasant. They were even accomodating when I was forced to check out over two hours late! In general if you are looking for a clean budget hotel that can not be beat for location as well as ambiance, this NYC location might be for you.

For the price/location second to none!

from A TripAdvisor Member
Great location, very clean, good cafe in lobby, bar is cozy and dark, the service was great too, the rooms are a bit cramped, but functionable. The lobby is really nice and art deco, if you notice.Service was excellent, I`ve been to 4/5 stars with alot worse staff than the Edison.All around a great place.PS, the bar is seen in the Godfather movie as the location of Luca Brazzis "Hit"!

Just ok

from wessexw
Spent a week here and wasn't terribly impressed. The lobby creates a nice first impression but that only set me up for a major disappointment when I got up to the room.

Everything was very dated and shoddy looking with that nasty old musty smell. It was clean though. Tried for a snack in the cafe which was disgusting and never tried it again.

It's a great location but I'm sure that there are other hotels in the same area for the same money which are less shoddy. It's fine if you're stuck but I'm sure you could do better.

The Edison is a great place to stay

from A TripAdvisor Member
I just returned from a weeklong trip to New York where I stayed at the Edison. This is definitely a bargain if you want to stay in the Times Square area. There is very easy access to subways, theaters, restaurants, and shops. The room I stayed in was just fine with absolutely no problems. The lobby staff was very helpful when I needed directions. There is security in the lobby, a nice gift shop, a nice restaurant, a piano bar and breakfast in the Edison Cafe was fantastic. There is also a workout facility on the top floor, not very well advertised but it is a very nice facility. Overall it was a great place and I will definitely stay there again the next time I visit New York.

Great Location

from jasada
Great location in Times Square. Close to theatres. Faciclities are OK. The rooms are a bit dated. Water for shower took ages to heat up. A lot of noise from the street between 1.00 to 3.00 am on some nights - when refuse trucks were picking up rubbish from the office block on the opposite side of the street. Would stay there again if I could choose a room in a quieter part of the hotel.

Staying at the Edison

from A TripAdvisor Member
I stayed at the Edison for a weekend. The location was great, it would have been even better had I took in a show. Very close to subway system. We stayed on the 4th floor. Our room had 2 single beds, large closet, desk and bath/shower. The room was a little small, but in NY that's to be expected. It was fairly clean the hotel rates were fair. During our stay on Fri & Sat nights there was very loud "thumping music" coming from a nearby club. The walls were pounding. I thought it was just our room, however I heard another guest who was on the 2nd floor complaining of the music. It may have been the location of where our room faced. I would stay there again, maybe on a higher floor.

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  • Address: 228 West 47th Street - New York City - New York - 10036 - United States
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